CAPD/ACDP – AAPD Joint Conference

Molar Hypomineralization: Everything You Need to Know

September 23-25, 2021

Conference Presented Virtually

Conference Description
Pain pathways associated with the pathophysiology of Molar Hypomineralization will be presented, as well as ways to manage the pain short-term and longer-term.  Restorative treatment options will be discussed and orthodontic special care considerations will be presented, including decision-making on whether to extract or not extract.  Pulpal considerations will be discussed, including current evidence-based pulp therapy.

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All times are Eastern Time Zone

Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Opening Talk on Pathophysiology and Prevalence of Molar Hypomineralization, with Dr. Michael Casas


12-1 p.m.

Special Topics: Molar Hypermineralization Diagnosis and Treatment Challenges with Dr. Evelina Kratunova


1-1:15 p.m.



1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

To Save or Sacrifice? Guidelines for the Extraction of First Permanent Molars in Children (Review of Royal College of Dental Surgeons of England Guidelines), with Dr. David Avenetti


2:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Intercoronal Restorative Options, with Dr. Kevin Donly


3:45 - 4 p.m.



4 - 5:30 p.m.

Full Coverage Restorations: Review Cost Effectiveness and Quality of Life Differences between Saving versus Extracting Teeth, with Dr. Paul Bahn


5:30 - 6 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Drs. Bahn, Donly and Wright


6 - 7:30 p.m.

Bleach to Restore: Esthetic Approachhes for Hypermineralized Incisiors, with Dr. Tim Wright


Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

3M Graduate Student Research Presentations


12:30 - 2 p.m.

Overview of New Evidenced-based Pulp Therapy Guidelines for Primary Molars. with Dr. Vineet Dhar


2 - 2:15 p.m.



2:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Management of Deep Caries Lesions in Young Permanent Molars, with Dr. Evelina Kratunova


4:15 - 4:35 p.m.

Cost of Care and Long Term Considerations - It Does Not End with Pediatric Dentistry, with Dr. Jean-Marc Retrouvey, Orthodontist


4:35 - 4:55 p.m.

Cost of Care - Molar Hypermineralization Molars: The Prosthodontic Viewpoint, with Dr. Tuan Dinh


4:55 - 5:15 p.m.

Guiding a General Practitioner, with Dr. Kevin Donly


5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Dr. Retrouvey, Dinh and Donly


5:45 - 6 p.m.

Closing Remarks


Questions may be directed to

CAPD/ACDP Members: Steve Gillick

AAPD Members: Kristi Casale